Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Citrix over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Citrix Systems.

Citrix
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 35 65
Rank change year-on-year +14 +30 -5
Contract jobs citing Citrix 43 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 6.73% 3.17% 2.32%
As % of the Vendors category 15.03% 7.69% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 11 16
Cardiff median daily rate £203 £475 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.26% +34.75% +31.78%
10th Percentile £175 £313 £213
90th Percentile £390 £506 £441
South Wales median daily rate £230 £431 £361
% change year-on-year -46.67% +19.38% +31.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Cardiff median hourly rate £11.17 £11.17 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -37.94% +12.50%
South Wales median hourly rate £11.17 £11.17 £16.00
% change year-on-year - -30.19% +12.28%

Citrix is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Cardiff.

All Vendors
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 286 234 418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 44.76% 41.27% 48.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 160 331
Cardiff median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.73% +15.46% -
10th Percentile £175 £210 £210
90th Percentile £475 £550 £475
South Wales median daily rate £350 £400 £343
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.79% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 11
Cardiff median hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.14% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £27.48 £29.15 £21.50
South Wales median hourly rate £19.25 £14.00 £18.73
% change year-on-year +37.50% -25.25% +24.87%

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Citrix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in Cardiff

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Citrix in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in Cardiff

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Citrix in Cardiff over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Citrix in Cardiff

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 29 (67.44%) Windows
2 28 (65.12%) Microsoft
3 27 (62.79%) VMware
4 26 (60.47%) ITIL
5 25 (58.14%) Hyper-V
6 20 (46.51%) XenApp
7 15 (34.88%) NHS
7 15 (34.88%) Windows Server
8 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (32.56%) Migration
9 13 (30.23%) Service Management
10 12 (27.91%) Load Balancing
11 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
11 11 (25.58%) HP
12 10 (23.26%) Firewall
13 9 (20.93%) CCNA
13 9 (20.93%) Cisco
13 9 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (20.93%) LAN
13 9 (20.93%) WAN
13 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (20.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 8 (18.60%) Remote Desktop
14 8 (18.60%) Degree
14 8 (18.60%) PRINCE2
14 8 (18.60%) Citrix Certification
15 7 (16.28%) Internet
15 7 (16.28%) Tivoli
15 7 (16.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 7 (16.28%) MS Exchange

Citrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (16.28%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Office 365
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) Firewall
2 9 (20.93%) LAN
2 9 (20.93%) WAN
3 8 (18.60%) Remote Desktop
4 7 (16.28%) Internet
4 7 (16.28%) NetScaler
5 6 (13.95%) POP3
5 6 (13.95%) SMTP
5 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.33%) DNS
6 1 (2.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MSI
General
1 5 (11.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Support Engineer
2 11 (25.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Architect
3 7 (16.28%) Migration Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Technical Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Technical Support
3 7 (16.28%) Technical Support Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Network Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Network Support
4 6 (13.95%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Server Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Server Support
5 5 (11.63%) Server Support Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) 1st Line Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (9.30%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) 1st Line Technical Support
6 4 (9.30%) Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Citrix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) NHS
2 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.30%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.65%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 29 (67.44%) Windows
2 15 (34.88%) Windows Server
3 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (9.30%) AIX
4 4 (9.30%) Linux
5 2 (4.65%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) ITIL
2 14 (32.56%) Migration
3 13 (30.23%) Service Management
4 12 (27.91%) Load Balancing
5 8 (18.60%) PRINCE2
6 6 (13.95%) Business Continuity
6 6 (13.95%) Release Management
7 5 (11.63%) Information Governance
7 5 (11.63%) ITSM
8 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
8 4 (9.30%) Information Security
8 4 (9.30%) Refactoring
8 4 (9.30%) Security Architecture
8 4 (9.30%) SIEM
9 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (4.65%) Information Management
9 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
10 1 (2.33%) Customer-Centricity
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) CCNA
1 9 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (20.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (18.60%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (18.60%) Degree
3 7 (16.28%) CCAA
4 6 (13.95%) CCA
4 6 (13.95%) ISEB
5 5 (11.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.33%) MCITP
7 1 (2.33%) MCSA
7 1 (2.33%) MCSE
7 1 (2.33%) MCTS
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.33%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (58.14%) Hyper-V
2 20 (46.51%) XenApp
3 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
4 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (13.95%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (11.63%) XenServer
7 1 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) HP Data Protector
1 7 (16.28%) Tivoli
1 7 (16.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (13.95%) NetBackup
2 6 (13.95%) SCOM
3 2 (4.65%) SCCM
4 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (65.12%) Microsoft
2 27 (62.79%) VMware
3 11 (25.58%) HP
4 9 (20.93%) Cisco
5 6 (13.95%) Veritas
6 4 (9.30%) Dell
7 2 (4.65%) AppSense
8 1 (2.33%) McAfee
8 1 (2.33%) SAP
8 1 (2.33%) SonicWALL